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Carriage House In The Heart Of The City!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,470 sq. ft.
Property type cottage

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 4 Sleeps

The Kirkwood cottage carriage house is located 4 blocks off i-630 - just minutes from the va med center, UAMS and children's hospitals, in the heart of the business, south main (SoMa) and river market districts. The carriage house is a good choice for business travelers or couples who want a romantic getaway and it is perfect to accommodate your extended stay guests. Pricing will depend upon length of stay.

A private entrance through the brick courtyard (doorbell at the privacy fence gate), hardwoods in living room, painted wood floors upstairs and the original brick floors in entry and kitchen. Two gas log heaters, period light fixtures, and a wood-burning stove add to the historic nature of this upscale 1,400 square foot barn.

Updated features like wifi and two flat panel tv’s with direct tv, a whirlpool tub in the downstairs bathroom, another full bathroom upstairs, a full size washer and dryer, and quality mattresses in the two adjoining bedrooms ensure you the comfort you deserve.

We are a small pet friendly place (owners have a yorkie) so you never have to leave home without them and the carriage house even has a doggie door (there is a deposit per pet).

The kitchen is furnished with a side by side refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven, two coffee makers (12 cup and single cup) and self-cleaning oven. Dishes, silverware and utensils are included for your convenience, as well as thick, fluffy towels and linens. The enclosed courtyard has a small pond and a gas grill, should you want to cook or entertain outdoors. Automatic lighting means you never come home to a dark house.

The carriage house is located in the governor's mansion historic neighborhood and is great for walking or bike riding, with an active arts and entertainment district just 3 blocks away on south main. The river market is quite close as well, with many restaurants, bars, shopping, and the clinton presidential library. Walgreens, a grocery store and post office are just blocks away.

More Details

Owner
Donna Skulman-Loyd
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Donna Skulman-Loyd

semi retired couple

Donna Skulman-Loyd purchased this cottage in 1983

Why Donna Skulman-Loyd chose Arkansas

We bought the historic Kirkwood Cottage (circa 1882) and its carriage barn initially because it was close to work. But the historic district is full of interesting people and always has something going on.

What makes this cottage unique

Large open space in the heart of the city - close to everything!

Amenities

Downtown Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1470 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Larger Bedroom - 1 queen , has flat screen TV and coffee bar.
    2nd bedroom - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Carriage House In The Heart Of The City!
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 19 reviews
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Donna made our stay wanting for NOTHING!! Cute cottage, love their sweet little dog. Will stay there again when in Arkansas.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alice Thanks for the nice review and come back anytime! Donna
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5

Cute, convenient and well-appointed!

  • 5 of 5

My sister, my mom and I stayed here during a weekend trip to Little Rock in mid-May. Donna has thought of everything and you will find the carriage house very comfortable. Street parking is right by the entrance, so just a few steps to bring in your things. The neighborhood is very quiet and we loved wandering around and looking at all the lovely old homes in the area, including the governor's mansion. Others have noted the steep stairs to the bedrooms and there are also a few steps to the gates entrance. However, in both instances there are sturdy handrails should you need them. Donna had stocked the fridge with bottled water, and there was a nice selection of coffee available, as well as some snacky treats. She has a wide array of information about things to do and places to eat, as well. Just a few blocks away is South Main, with restaurants and coffee shops and a bakery all within easy walking distance. Neat area of Little Rock! We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great home

  • 5 of 5

This quirky house was awesome!! Loved the way they utilized the house and having a great relaxing patio with the BBQ pit was great for our family dinners

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Place!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the Carriage Hosue. Bear greeted us upon arrival and showed us to the house. Everything was very nice and we loved all of the little details that gave it such character. Our group of 4 fit well and had room to invite family over for drinks on the patio or sit in the living room. Exactly what we needed! Donna was kind and peeked out for a hello during morning coffee on the patio. We will stay again and have already told several people about it.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Charming and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed staying in this charming cottage in the heart of Little Rock. It was close to everything. Beds were comfortable and everything we needed was right there. The only issue was that the bedrooms are upstairs and the stairs are kind of steep, which was difficult for my mother. I loved that there was a bathroom on both floors. All in all it was a great stay.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfortable and wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Everything was ready for us on arrival. Great location! Will book again next time we are in Little Rock! :)

Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
I-630
Car: recommended

The Kirkwood Cottage carriage house is located 4 blocks off I-630 - just minutes from the VA Med Center, UAMS and Children's Hospitals, in the heart of the business, South Main (SoMa) and River Market districts. The carriage house is a good choice for business travelers or couples who want a romantic getaway and it is perfect to accommodate your extended stay guests. Pricing will depend upon length of stay.

A private entrance through the brick courtyard (doorbell at the privacy fence gate), hand-scraped hickory in living room, painted wood floors upstairs and the original brick floors in entry and kitchen. Two gas log heaters, period light fixtures, and a wood-burning stove add to the historic nature of this upscale 1,470 square foot barn. Updated features like WiFi and two flat panel TV’s with Direct TV, a whirlpool tub in the downstairs bathroom, another full bathroom upstairs, a full size washer and dryer, and quality mattresses in the two adjoining bedrooms ensure you the comfort you deserve.

We are a small pet friendly place (owners have a Yorkie) so you never have to leave home without them and the carriage house even has a doggie door (a $25 non-refundable pet deposit per pet).

The kitchen is furnished with a side by side refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven, two coffee makers (12 cup and single cup) and self-cleaning oven. Dishes, silverware and utensils are included for your convenience, as well as thick, fluffy towels and linens. The enclosed courtyard has a small pond and a gas grill, should you want to cook or entertain outdoors. Automatic lighting means you never come home to a dark house. The carriage house is located in the Governor's Mansion historic neighborhood and is great for walking or bike riding, with an active arts and entertainment district just 3 blocks away on South Main. The River Market is quite close as well, with many restaurants, bars, shopping, and the Clinton Presidential Library. Walgreens, a grocery store and post office are just blocks away.

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Rates & Availability

Downtown Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$115
$700
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $35
Pet Fee $25

a $25 non-refundable pet deposit per pet; pets must be approved by owner first

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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